- Evelien Strijker
Evelien  Strijker


Hoogeveen, Netherlands

High School:
Roelof van Echten College



2008-09 (Sophomore)
Spring 2009: Selected third-team All-Conference USA ... went 7-5 in dual matches at the top singles spot in the lineup ... started the spring with wins in four of her first five matches ... went three sets in seven matches, winning four of them ... partnered with Paula Alvarez to post an 8-4 record in doubles as the Blazers' No. 1 duo ... the pair won six of their final seven matches ... Strijker also went 3-3 in singles and 4-2 in doubles at two January tournaments ... Fall 2008 Went 6-2 in singles during the fall season ... won her first six matches of the year in straight sets ... was a perfect 2-0 in singles at the Stony Brook Classic (Sept. 19-21) ... won four consecutive matches at North Florida's UNF Fall Invitational (Oct. 10-12) to advance to the finals of the A flight ... defeated the No. 2 and No. 3 seeds in her run to the championship match ... teamed with Jenny Cape in doubles to post a 2-4 record for the fall ... earned both wins at the Stony Brook Classic.

2007-08 (Freshman)
Spring 2008: Named to the All-Conference USA Third Team ... compiled a 7-7 record in singles action ... played the majority of the season at No. 1 singles ... earned the only singles win for UAB in the Blazers' C-USA Tournament loss to East Carolina (April 17) ... opened the season with wins in six of her first eight matches ... suffered four of her lossitor.com/javascript/wysiwyg/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js">es in three setters ... played the entire season at No. 1 doubles with Antonia Nugent ... posted a 7-8 doubles record ... helped UAB win the doubles point with a victory against East Carolina in the C-USA Tournament (April 17) ... Fall 2007: Won her first two singles matches to advance to the semifinals of the C flight at Chattanooga's Baras Collegiate Fall Classic (Sept. 21-23) ... also advanced to the quarterfinals of her doubles flight at the event, partnering with Gulsah Esen ... finished the fall season 4-2 in singles play and 3-2 in doubles action.


Was in the final 16 in her national championship 18-under group ... coached by Jeroen Joustra, Ruud Koning and Harold Jans ... attended Roelof van Echten College in Hoogeveen, Netherlands.


Elsje Luciena Jantiena Strijker ... goes by Evelien ... June 3, 1989 ... daughter of Jan Strijker and Marja Strijker-Loovers...majoring in accounting.